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A car belonging to a missing hiker in Mt. Tamalpais State Park. (CBS)

Another Hiker Reported Missing From Mount Tamalpais State Park

A search for a woman reported missing after a hike on Mt. Tamalpais resulted in the discovery of a body, according to Marin County sheriff’s office officials.

04/17/2014

Magdalena Glinkowski was last seen on surveillance video on Sunday March 30.

No Obvious Signs Of Trauma Found In Autopsy On Hiker Found In Mt. Tamalpais Park

An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday, showed no obvious signs of trauma, Marin County sheriff’s officials said Tuesday afternoon.

04/15/2014

Crews attempt a rescue from an Alum Rock cliff-side. (CBS)

Firefighters Rescue Hiker After Falling From Cliff At Alum Rock Park

San Jose firefighters were conducting a cliff rescue in Alum Rock Park Tuesday morning, a fire department dispatcher said.

03/18/2014

Yosemite National Park Remains Open As Rim Fire Continues In Burn On Park's Western Edge

Yosemite Kicks Off Lottery For Half Dome Hikers

Park rangers say hikers can now apply for permits to ascend the summit of Yosemite National Park’s iconic Half Dome.

03/02/2014

Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park

Missing Hiker Found Dead Near Yosemite’s Vernal Fall

Rangers found the body of 73-year-old Kenneth Stensby of Edina, Minn., near the base of Vernal Fall, where he had apparently fallen after stopping to take a photo of a waterfall. Search crews had found his backpack on Sunday at the top of the waterfall. His camera was not in the pack.

05/07/2013

A Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Hiker Rescued After Fall From Pinnacle Overlooking Sonoma Valley

Authorities say a Sonoma County Sheriff’s helicopter crew rescued a 68-year-old hiker who suffered a head injury when he fell from a pinnacle overlooking the Sonoma Valley.

11/23/2012

Officials said Tom Heng of San Rafael was last seen hiking to Mount Langley in the Sierra Nevada on July 22, 2012. (National Park Service)

Friends Mourn San Rafael Hiker Found Dead In Sierra

Friends are mourning the loss of an experienced Northern California hiker whose body was found after a two-day search in the Sierra Nevada range.

07/26/2012

Officials said Tom Heng of San Rafael was last seen hiking to Mount Langley in the Sierra Nevada on July 22, 2012. (National Park Service)

Hiker From San Rafael Missing In Sierra Nevada

Officials said 31-year-old Tom Heng of San Rafael left on what was supposed to be a day hike on Sunday to the summit of Mount Langley, which stands 14,026 feet, but never returned.

07/24/2012

CHP Helicopter

Sunnyvale Air Force Doctor, Friend Recount Shasta Survival Story

While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.

07/11/2012

CHP Helicopter

NorCal CHP Officer Hit By Helicopter Rotor Blades During Rescue

The rotor blades of a helicopter landing on rugged, remote terrain struck a California Highway Patrol officer and severely injured him as he helped rescue an injured hiker, officials said Monday.

07/10/2012

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